Vermont Boosts Child Tax Credits: Up to $1,000 Rebate
As a new tax season is set to begin, thousands of Americans may be eligible for rebates. As part of the state of Vermont's child tax credit, residents could receive as much as $1,000. Vermont is one of the many states that is boosting tax credits for tax paying residents with children. According to the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, fourteen states offer child tax credit to its residents. Vermont is in the top five states with the highest paid child tax credits. (source)Read full story
PA Families Benefit: Child Tax Credit Increase
Eligible residents of the state of Pennsylvania may qualify for a reduction in their taxes. This money is geared toward families with dependents. Family income and the number of dependents will determine the amount of the tax credit. This new child care tax credit was recently passed by the state. If the taxpayer have any dependents, it will increase the their tax reduction. (source)Read full story
Claim $100K Lottery Prize Before It's Too Late!
One lucky Massachusetts resident is $100,000 richer but just doesn't know it. Time is running out to claim the money. The jackpot is set to expire in less than seven days. According to the Massachusetts Lottery, the ticket was bought for the Mass Cash game and was drawn on the 8th of January in 2023. The store where the lucky ticket was sold is a 7-Eleven store at 97 Union Street in Easthampton, Massachusetts. (source)Read full story
Claim $25K in 24 Hours: $2M Data Breach Settlement
Payment solution company Paysafe has offered to settle a lawsuit for $2 million. American users of the company have 24 hours left to file a claim of up to $25,000. The company was accused of not stopping a data breach that put sensitive information, such as Social Security and bank account numbers at risk. The breach lasted over the period of two years, from 2018 to 2020. (source)Read full story
American residents eligible for homebuyers assistance worth up to $15,000
The federal government is now offering an incentive to millions of Americans to become homeowners. Americans who have a dream of owning their own home are now eligible to receive some financial help from the government. This help is in the form of down payment assistance programs. (source)Read full story
Major deodorant company is offering Americans a one-time settlement of $1.95 million
American consumers are eligible for payment from a 1.95 million dollar settlement. Henkel Corp. and Thriving Brands LLC are offering this money to settle a lawsuit. The lawsuit brought against the companies alleges that benzene, which is a carcinogen, is included or could be included in some of the company's Right Guard brand of deodorants. (source)Read full story
North Carolina residents are eligible for $150 in cash - will you get one?
Many American residents are eligible to apply for a tax rebate. The state of North Carolina is giving its residents the opportunity to get $150 on their property taxes. This rebate program is focused mainly on people of low-income households that are living in the Greensboro area. An estimated $250,000 has been set aside by the state to cover the cost of this rebate program. (source)Read full story
Oregon residents are eligible to receive up to $42,000 in tax rebate program
Some lucky American residents will soon be receiving some extra boost to their bank accounts. Eligible taxpaying residents living in the state of Oregon will receive between $60 and $42,000. This major tax credit is calculated based on annual income. Since 1979 taxpayers have been receiving this money known as the 'kicker' credit. This comes into place when the state has a budget surplus. (source)Read full story
Finance publishing company to pay its consumers over $6.8 million in privacy breach settlement
Eligible American residents can file claims for up to $250 in compensation from a $6.8 million settlement. Finance publisher, Kiplinger is accused of violating Michigan's Preservation of Personal Privacy Act. According to the law, under certain circumstances, companies are to inform its customers when their private information is being sold. (source)Read full story
Nevada residents are eligible for up to $500 in cash payments - will you get one?
Bonus payments worth up to $500 will soon be going out to some American residents. The state of Nevada will be giving this money to its executive branch employees, judicial employees and fulltime legislative workers. These bonus payments will be funded through a $25 million dollar state budget. The governor has also proposed giving these employees pay raises to go along with their bonuses. (source)Read full story
Two years of $500 monthly cash payments to go out to the residents of Maryland
Some Americans will be getting some well-needed extra money in their bank accounts very soon. This is thanks to a $4 million guaranteed income pilot program that was approved in Prince George’s County. Eligible residents of the state of Maryland can look forward to getting $500 in monthly payments for two years. (source)Read full story
Idaho residents eligible for up to $600 in cash - are you qualified?
Millions of American residents are in for some extra financial relief from the government. Idaho residents will be getting tax refund rebates from a $500 million pot that was signed into effect by Governor Brad Little. The rebate amount will be $300 for individual filers and $600 for joint filers or 20 per cent of the taxpayer's 2020 income, whichever is higher. Approximately 75,000 rebates are sent out weekly and all will be deposited by the end of March. (source)Read full story
Oklahoma court overturns portion of state's abortion ban to grant woman life saving procedure
A woman in Oklahoma has been given the right to have an abortion. The ruling was granted under the argument that she has the "right under the state Constitution to receive an abortion to preserve her life if her doctor determines that continuing the pregnancy would endanger it due to a condition she has or is likely to develop during the pregnancy." (source)Read full story
Commuters on Newark-WTC line will be having a more comfortable commute thanks to new 9-car trains
Frustrated train commuters in New Jersey will be having a little less stressful commute soon. PATH trains that run along the Newark-World Trade Center line will be getting some additional trains. Local leaders along with Governor Phil Murphy made this announcement at a press conference. (source)Read full story
Philadelphia residents are in for another $1,000 in monthly cash payments - will you be one of the lucky ones?
For a year and a half, some lucky Americans will be getting $1,000 monthly. The payments are courtesy of a $6 million plan. A guaranteed income program is being offered to the residents of Philadelphia. The program is set to launch in early 2024 by the state's Department of Public Health. (source)Read full story
Growing trend in women wearing divorce rings to celebrate the beginning of a new chapter in their lives
It is not an easy time when a marriage ends, but a growing number of women are finding a way to make the situation a little easier on them. There is a rising trend in divorces, where women who are getting divorced are wearing divorce rings. When their marriage is over, the woman removes the wedding ring which is supposed to mean an everlasting union and replaces it with a different piece of jewellery.Read full story
Washington residents can claim up to $1 million from a $1.8 billion pot - check if you are eligible
Residents of the state of Washington may be in line for some money. Unclaimed money and property belonging to over one million residents are in the possession of the state. Unclaimed Property is the Treasury Department program that protects consumers. Joe Gisler is the manager of this department and he is trying to convince residents that this offer is not a scam. (source)Read full story
Local nonprofit in Atlanta trying to find a solution for the city's homeless population
A local nonprofit in Atlanta is trying to find a solution for the state's homeless residents. With the freezing winter, a place for them to keep warm is in high demand. LeRone McGhee is leading the charge. He is the founder of From Me Until Unity. He said he had to do something to help after the Peachtree and Pine homeless shelter closed its doors in 2017. It was the city's largest shelter at the time of its closure. (source)Read full story
New York residents can get between $500 and $1,000 - check if you are qualified
Residents of America could be getting up to $1,000 in monthly payments. State Senator Jessica Ramos of New York has introduced legislation 4578. The goal is to establish a guaranteed income program for families. The program will help new families with the expenses of bringing a newborn into the world. (source)Read full story
Sacramento residents to get $500 monthly cash payments for 12 months
American residents can start applying for $500 in monthly payments. Nonprofit United Way California Capital Region along with the city of Sacramento, California has come together to "kick-off" a guaranteed income pilot program. This program will be funded by $750,000 of the America Rescue Plan Act funds which are thanks to Mayor Darrell Steinberg's suggestion to do so. (source)Read full story